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China's private concerns about Trump-Kim

Beijing may look like the summit winner but worries over the budding friendship

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China has much to worry about with the new Washington-Pyongyang relationship.   © Reuters

In the scoring of Donald Trump's summit in Singapore with Kim Jong Un, the commentariat has generally declared China to be the winner, even though president Xi Jinping was not even at the talks.

But this may be too simple a conclusion. The budding Trump-Kim rapprochement may yet give Beijing something to worry about.

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